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5 November General Practice Matters out now

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Doors open on new headspace Devonport

The doors are now open at the new headspace centre in Devonport, improving access to mental health services for young people living in north west Tasmania. It comes after the Australian Government provided funding to expand the headspace Devonport satellite to a full centre, and transfer the former satellite service to Burnie. This service expansion…

What is it like being on the COVID-19 testing frontline?

More than 140 GP-led respiratory clinics have been set up across Australia as part of the national COVID-19 response, notching up more than half a million consultations and more than 440,000 tests by the end of August. In Tasmania, clinics in Launceston, Hobart, St Helens, and Devonport established with Primary Health Tasmania’s support have been…

22 October General Practice Matters out now

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is out now. Click here to read it. You can also click here to subscribe to receive the fortnightly e-newsletter, and here to read our publication guidelines.

COVID-19 pandemic toolkit for allied health settings

Primary Health Tasmania has developed a new toolkit to assist allied health professionals prepare for and manage an outbreak of COVID-19. The toolkit supplements the COVID-19 Safe Workplace Guidelines from WorkSafe Tasmania and Primary Health Tasmania’s COVID-19 pandemic toolkit for general practice.